— Primary Category (For Elementary School Students) —
Brazil ▶︎Thinking School
Beyond the Gaze
What kinds of hardships does a young boy with a visual impairment experience on a daily basis? One day during PE class, his classmates decide to put themselves in his shoes by playing rattle ball while blindfolded, relying only on sound. What is the sensation they experience for the first time as they play?
Cambodia ▶︎Singapore (Cambodia) International Academy
Worst Phone Ever
This is the tale of a girl who does not appreciate what she has and takes everything for granted. She grew up spoiled and is full of discontent with her father. One day, however, she discovers her father has a secret. What does she do? This story depicts the importance of having people around you who are always there to support you.
China ▶︎Xu Jiang Experimental School
Bamboo Language & Childlike Innocence
While eating a meal containing bamboo, a girl talks with her mother about the features of bamboo and the origin of the word “bamboo.” She then realizes that bamboo is used everywhere in our daily lives, even in the most casual of ways.
Indonesia ▶︎Regina Pacis Bogor Elementary School
Rain in July
Why is it raining in a season when it is not supposed to rain? After finding out about climate change, a young boy decides to go out with his precious pocket money to see what he can do to help. What did he go to buy?
Japan ▶︎Morimura Gakuen Elementary School
It's a small world
This work begins with a survey of what images modern elementary school students have of public restrooms. Unfortunately, the results showed that students only have negative images of public restrooms, such as that they are “dirty,” “dark,” and “scary.” What did the team learn through this project to change these negative perceptions of public restrooms to positive ones and make them more accessible to everyone?
Japan ▶︎Sakurai Elementary School
Hajimeno Ippo—Many a little makes a mickle—
This is a paper cutout work in which no plastic material appears. The children were made aware once again of the fact that the things people use flow from the rivers around them to the sea, and eventually become a large mass of garbage. What can we do now to change the future?
USA ▶︎Unity Charter School
"The Pink Tax"
The Pink Tax is a term referring to a tax levied on any items targeted specifically at women, such as feminine hygiene products. Are taxes imposed on things that are necessary only for women an obstacle to gender equality? This is the point of view of the discussion.
Vietnam ▶︎Vinschool The Harmony Secondary & High School,Edison School, Archimedes School, Ngo Si Lien Secondary School
The silent life of Goldy
The main character is a girl named Goldy, a 1st-grade student who is always quiet, shy, and hesitant to interact with others. When she gets invited to a birthday party for a new classmate, she is a bundle of nerves. Will Goldy be able to get along with her friends on the day of the party?